prolonged yesterday, these are related toIt is really not a long list and will not significantly affect the development of the area.
(and concern Russia: they're different from those you commented upon):
Official Journal of the European Union
COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2016/1071
of 1 July 2016
amending Decision 2014/512/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine
THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,
Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 29 thereof,
Having regard to the proposal from the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,
On 31 July 2014, the Council adopted Decision 2014/512/CFSP
On 19 March 2015, the European Council agreed that the necessary measures would be taken to clearly link the duration of the restrictive measures to the complete implementation of the Minsk agreements, bearing in mind that the complete implementation was foreseen for 31 December 2015.
On 21 December 2015, the Council renewed Decision 2014/512/CFSP until 31 July 2016 in order to enable it to further assess the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
Having assessed the implementation of the Minsk agreements, Decision 2014/512/CFSP should be renewed for a further six months in order to enable the Council to further assess their implementation.
Decision 2014/512/CFSP should therefore be amended accordingly,
HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:
The first subparagraph of Article 9(1) of Decision 2014/512/CFSP is replaced by the following:
‘1. This Decision shall apply until 31 January 2017.’.
This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Done at Brussels, 1 July 2016.
For the Council
by the way the counter-sanctions have already been prolonged by Mr. Putin, this Wednesday, until the end of the next year (2017):